Sep 29, 2006

Schwarzenegger signs major warming law

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signs Assembly Bill 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, in San Francisco. Schwarzenegger signed into law a sweeping global warming initiative that imposes the nation's first cap on greenhouse gas emissions, saying the effort kicks off "a bold new era of environmental protection." Standing on picturesque Treasure Island with San Francisco's skyline in the background, Schwarzenegger called the fight against global warming one of the most important issues of modern times. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)California’s landmark effort to cap greenhouse gas emissions is just one step in a long-term strategy to combat global climate change, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said ahead of Wednesday's signing of the bill. In Old MSNBC News